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not much in the way of sunshine. the rain will be heavy at times, especially tomorrow. look across here. there are lightni strikes once you get to the higher elevation. snow and wind there. closer to home, rain coming through at times. it is a good downpour. you get a little break and another downpour. especially for the north end of the bay from cloverdale to santa rosa and ukiah ya. notice the yellow getting closer to concord. just now leaving san jose. this isn't the end of it. upper 50s and lower 60s. moisture coming in. tapping in to warmer air. it will carry a lot more rain. tropical rain will be shooting at us. how can you be more specific than that? it is going to be a big one tomorrow. a good thing that the giants arpt going to play the ahome. they are not exactly going to get a warm welcome in the city
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of brotherly love. they are headed off to philadelphia trying to wrap this up. they won't get much of a welcome for the giants. this is time to step up to the plate an win. game six could clinch a world series bid for the team. jonathan sanchez will be on the mound for the orange and black in a pitching battle. who is on third? manager, bruce bochy says he knows but isn't giving any clues. the giants will have limited practice time because the plane here was delayed in taking off because of the president's bay area visit. air force one tied up a few of the runways. the team went right from the airport directly to their hotel. today's matchup was initially set for 1:00 this afternoon. now, the game will be played at 5:00 pacific. that's because the yankees were eliminated last night. if the giants win tonight, they will face off against the texas rangers wednesday here in san francisco for game one of the world series.
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we have much more giants coverage coming up in just a little bit. also, the call of the giants was stronger than the call of the law. listen to this. this man, noela desma is now behind bars. they picked him up at a tailgating party at at&t park. he is a person of interest in the death of his girlfriend found dead in monterrey county. a no contest plea for one of the men tangled up in a deadly east bay crime spree. charles rittenhouse, the husband and one of two women found dead is pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge of explosives. they dropped the initial felony charges. they found explosives in his home in vallejo when they were investigating the murder of his
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wife. he had access to the chemicals as part of his job. ritten house is not a suspect in his wife's death. the prime suspect was shot by police in august. pg&e will move the pipeline that nearly blew up a san breaux know neighborhood. where will it go? that is on the minds of many people. moving line 132 will be a difficult task. the utility was supposed to show six supposed routes for the pipeline. now rs the company says it is not ready to do that. the california public utility commission, the cpuc says it does not have the authority on relocating gas pipelines and neither does the federal government. cities and counties are able to weigh in if the pipeline crosses county rights of way or roadways. the menu is changing for outdoor diners in san francisco. starting tomorrow, smoking off the table. diners cannot light up anywhere where food is served. it will be up to restaurant
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managers to clear the air. if the customers light up, the restaurant faces a $500 fine. restaurant operators say it is unfair and they may get burned. >> shared, maybe. as long as you have the proper signage up, why should it all be on the restaurant? why shouldn't the people doing the violating have to pick up part of the fine. >> the department of public health says it doesn't plan to hand out fines right away. they are going to give diners and restaurant owners a little time to get used to the no-smoking rule. durham your high school homecoming dance? most of the students at san jose high school will not because they can't go. 500 students got tickets but the other 75% will be on the outside looking in. the school says it will only pay 12 teachers to chaperone. so it had no choice but to limit the number of students at the homecoming dance.
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dozens of students went up to the ticket booth only to be turned away yesterday, including joseph ellis, who was ready to go for the big night. >> i am set. i was excited. i had a date. i can't go now. so it's an outrage! >> some of the girls already had dresses too. santa theresa's principal said that the school had to cut back on the number of teachers hours used for supper advising dances. parents did show up to help. the principal said they cannot chaperone them because of liability issues. >> it is going to be rainy and cold tonight. maybe that's the silver lining to the san francisco notorious exotic ball and expo. the part mardi gras, part burr less can and part rock was supposed to happen tonight. low ticket sales and unexpected costs are to blame for the cancellations. organizers aren't saying how
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many tickets they have sold but buyers will get a refund by following the bank card instructions. the exotic erotic ball has been held in san francisco for the last 30 years. still ahead on "today in the bay," an experienced body surfer killed by a great white shark. his last words just ahead on "today in the bay." from his frere jacques... [ speaking french ] [ mom ] he decided to study in paris. ♪ to see french masterpieces with his very own eyes. we even linked our citibank account to his so when his account ran low we just transferred funds. i just hope the language isn't a barrier. bonjour. [ mom ] my ryan can be very shy. [ male announcer ] from linked accounts to citi mobile we make it simple to manage your finances. what's your story? citibank can help you write it.
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take a live look at the trance america pyramid in san francisco. you can see the blue sky. it is going to be rainy for much of today and on into tomorrow. >> that was the scene early this morning as protesters in italy shot fireworks at police as flashes continue over a garbage dump near naples. people that live near the dump are angry over the condition of the dump. the area has suffered from a
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trash crisis for years, because collectors stopped picking up trash when the dumps are full. they say the government will take over management of the dump and blame poor condition of the dump by local operators. three american hikeers detained in iraq were on the iraqi side of the border according to a u.s. military report. the report was posted on line by the wikileaks site it was written on july 31st of last year. it says the hikers ignored warnings about the travels. the report also predicted that iran would accuse the three of spying, which, of course, it later did. military experts say that the document is a field report and not meant as a definitive account of what happened. it is among nearly 400,000 secret u.s. military documents revealed by wikileaks. >> this is a big shark. to inflict this kind of a wound, it probably was a great white. they are not very common in california.
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>> not very common but in this case, deadly. an experienced, 19-year-old body surfer is dead after he was bitten and dragged under water by a shark. this morning, u.c. santa barbara students are mourning the loss of their classmate, lucas ransom. the shark went on his leg and ripped it you off his pelvis. >> the friend was surfing. the victim was boogie boarding, saw his friend go over water, came up, something was wrong. noticed he had been attacked by a shark. >> his friend says that his last words to his surfing buddy were, help me, dude. the friend dragged him to the shore where he later died. as "today in the bay's" beverly white reports, ransom was a talented athlete who had been haled as a hero in a dramatic water rescue just three years ago. >> reporter: former senior life guard turned sheriff's deputy
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said he couldn't believe his ears after learning his former swimming pool colleague, lucas ransom, was killed by a shock. >> it was terrible. i couldn't believe something like that would happen especially to someone that i know and worked with. it was really, really sad. he was always in the water, whether it be water polo, swimming, life guarding, teaching swimming lessons, going to the beach. he loved the water. >> reporter: jeff rupert proudly displayed the newspaper photo from 2007 with lucas ransom in the middle and fellow life guard pris sale la savagio, the three yo hailed as heroes. >> very few lifeguards get a chance to use their training. everyone did an amazing job that day. it worked very well. >> reporter: at paris high school, lucas ransom was a water sport standout, fondly recalled by friends. >> he was a great and very intelligent kid. he was a great athlete e was one
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of the most talented players i got to play with in water polo. >> it will be really emotional to see how a close relationship. people loved him. he loved everybody. >> reporter: jeff rupert admits he hadn't seen him lately but the first to remember him as the happy-go-lucky kid in this staff photo. >> he was a great person and touched a lot of lives while he was here. >> that was beverly white reporting. 75% of shark attacks worldwide are from great white sharks. the last attack in california was in 2008 when a 17-foot shark killed a retired veterinarian swimming in southern california. coming up on "today in the bay," he may wear a phillies jersey but as raj mathai shows us, he was born and raised right here in the bay area. jimmy rollins plays a key role in the series against the giants. we will talk about that coming up. i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp.
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take a live look at the golden gate bridge. you see that sheen? it is going to look like that for the next couple of days, even worse tomorrow. it's a good thing the giants are out of town, the '9ers and the raiders are out of down. my little friend eva is having her 3rd birthday party and all she wans is a nice little bit of weather. >> it's not going to happen. it is outdoor? >> yes. >> any outdoor activity is going to be wet and tomorrow. >> some soggy princesses. >> no more of the rapunzel. three-years old. she will have a good time. she won't remember. let's take you outside right now. san bruno mountain looking back towards san francisco. you will have to talk about the raiders gone and so are the 49ers. we will have some rain for that
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game in cal. look at the clouds. it is dark out there as we look out over oakland. the east bay hills are going to get a lot of rain today. we will get some into the north end of the bay. same for the south end of the bay. we look out over san jose. a lot of cloud cover. the rains come through the santa clara valley have been very light. that will change as we go through the evening and into tomorrow. let me show you the radar. within the past hour, you can see the energy just really coming through in pockets as we come on here. this is also something to point out. snow across the sierra, gusty winds as well. if you are headed up there for the weekend, you will need extra time and the chains. we have rain coming through santa rosa 101 down through nevada and the east side of the bay. look at all the green popping up on the east side. santa rosa, rain at times. if you are traveling south into the city, the roads are going to be wet and slick. heavy rain from concord over to walnut creek and danville. once you get down into fremont, hayward, newark, union city,
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spotty showers. look at san jose. nothing coming through right now. maybe just light mist. the temperatures are in the 50s. we will warm up only another 7 to 10 degrees. tomorrow's rain is going to tap into warmer weather. tomorrow, temperatures will come up. it will feel muggier. this is the big story. this is the storm that's coming in tomorrow. it is capping into what was once a typhoon. guess where that is all coming? right to the bay area. what we are getting today is the first round. the next one comes in tomorrow, especially during the afternoon and into the north end of the bay. so for today, plan on some umbrellas, layers, rain, about an inch or so today across the north bay hills. a quarter inch to half an inch. tomorrow, 2 to 5 inches of rain. this will do quite a number. this storm we typically see close to february. we are getting it rather early.
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we are also going into a la nina. when we get that, we are typically cooler than average and have more rain than average. we will see if it pans out. this is certainly an indication of that. this is 9:00 a.m. saturday. heavy rain the north end of the bay. 1:00 p.m., rain for the north end of the bay. santa clara valley and east bay, very light. by 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00, there is the rain for chris's friend for her birthday party. sunday, 7:00 a.m., look what's coming down, yellows and reds for the north end of the bay. that is where we have the 2 to 5 inches o raves expected by the time we get into monday morning. monday morning, a couple of scattered showers. most of it again is tomorrow afternoon. highs today 50s and 60s. tomorrow, that will tap into warmer air and good solid rain coming through. tomorrow, a rainy one. tonight, halloween in los gatos. i will be there. those little pets will get wet.
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tomorrow, a little warmer but rainy. >> i don't know how nice it is to make the pets go out for the howling halloween. >> they don't like it. even with the rain coats, they still get wet. >> they will be happy to see you. >> i'll bring pictures tomorrow. >> still ahead on "today in the bay," they may live in the east bay but their hearts are in philly, right behind second base. on the move with phillies' shortstop, jimmy rollins. [ male announcer ] we went to germany's nurburgring
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giants' fever is about to spike. when the giants hit the field, they will be going up against a phillies shortstop from their own turf, jimmy rollins grew up in the east bay. while baseball is his passion now, the game can't touch his teenage past. >> reporter: for east bay native, jimmy rollins for the phillies being able to come home
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for the bay area made an already memorable time extra special. >> it makes it fun being at home. >> reporter: for his parents, it was perhaps even better. >> it was a dream, because it is still not real to us. >> reporter: as a pro, he has had plenty of memories to cherish, a world series victory and mvp award. there is a certain experience during his youth he will never forget. >> one of his favorite memory was auditioning and being chosen to dance at a m.c. hammer video. >> reporter: his mom had the inspiration. >> it was an open cast and call. i heard about it. i said, would you guys like to go down there just for fun. >> reporter: his stirs is mott surprised he has the role. >> he is really layed back but he has the personality. him to do a video is not out of his character at all. >> at the time, it was a big thing. a lot of people were jealous, because they didn't make it
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through the audition. we got to hang out with hammer doing hammertime. something i will always remember. >> reporter: with the lore of "can't touch this" as told by the rollins family, i'm jimmy scott. is the feeling mutual? m.c. hammer says the giants are too legit to quit. the oakland rapper having some hammertime in a luxury box during game three. he was a good sport dancing along as the stadium blatzed "too legit to quit." this time, he left the parachute at home. so did i. you can e-mail us your tips too. we would love to see you at the game since we can't be there. "today in the bay's" sports director, raj mathai has made the journey from the bay area to the city of brotherly love. it just so happens he ran into
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jimmy ro jim jimmy ro jimmy rollins' parents on the plane. >> reporter: everyone buzzing about their team. they think they are in the driver's seat. the giants still lead 3-2. if they win today, series over. they advance to the world series. now, there are a lot of people here in philadelphia that made the trip from san francisco but not all of them are giants' fans. would you believe these two? >> rightfully so. >> wearing their phillies hats. these are the parents of jimmy rollins, the standout shortstop from the east bay. his parents, yes, are rooting for their son? >> what's going to happen. going seven. >> reporter: and? >> we are going to go for the phillies. a good chance now to win because
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of who we got pitching and basically because we are home and our fans are going to be out here to see us play and also we like to play in citizens bank park, of course. i think that gives us a little advantage. then, we've got to win. >> no one is panicked yet. i know we've got our backs against the wall. we feel like if we get back here in philadelphia, we've got a real good chance to win the next two. >> it is has been talked about quite a bit. that last one. you are playing good teams in that situation. it is not easy. you know it. you have got to go out there and play your best game to get it done. >> it is going to be great. i have been there. we've got other guys on the team that have been there. we are able to do that. it's going to be something special for me. >> okay. so the stage is set. no more hype needed. jonathan sanchez pitching against roy oswalt of the phillies. if the giants beat the phillies, it is game one of the world series next wednesday in san
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francisco. that's the latest from philadelphia. i'm raj mathai, back to you. a former joint at the center of it all. here it is. the final out and how fitting. a r a-rad plays for the yankees. still owed money by the yankees. $25 million or so. bengie molina starts the celebration. texas never won a post-season series entering this post see soften now, they are headed to the world series. it il with be an exciting matchup if that happens. much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up next at 7:30, the competition is tough, the selection process even tougher. three things you nee tknow to help your student get into college. go ni isobth jew last week, but their health insurance
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good morning. take a live look at the bay. the clouds are going to be pouring down today and tomorrow even more. i'm kris sanchez along with "today in the bay" meteorologist, craig herrera. if you had any plans, get them done sooner rather than later. >> exactly. especially during the next several hours or in the north bay, it is alreadyom cingn. dowc owrrit isll owover. weave heavyain coming in. any birthday parts,er we we talking about tha w earlier. anything that's going on outdoors, the cal game,tdlan on the umbrella. if you are headed to thenee area, plan on snow, chains and layers needed. this is a radar loop over the past eehour. it is a little heavy from oakland his. right now, raind coming in through the i area. rain by monday really. 5 ins of rain. i look at the rain. oakland over to emeryville, san
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jose. moving into the east side of the city. highs today, a little cool. 60s. a couple of upper 50s. tomorrow, warmer and muggier. certainly, a lot rainier. i'll have more specifics on tomorrow's rain. 2 to 5 inches in the north end of the bay. it's a lot. we will expect more rain today. >> we will have pea soup for dinner. >> i like it. >> nice and simple and warm. thanks, craig. good economic news this morning. salary and wages are up in one industry. bad news, not likely to be for your friends and neighbors. wall street incomes are on the rise. a new government survey shows that finance industry employ ee made more than they did last year. figures indicate the bonuses were higher this year than last. the survey included senior invest members to bank members and all positions in between. get ready to scramble and maybe panic a little bit. college admissions deadlines are
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weeks away. with more competition for spotting that freshman class of 2011, what does that mean for your would-be freshmen? what do they need to do to get in. we have to get answers from the people who decide who is in and who is out. >> this is what four years of high school looks like to admissions officer. a single folder and an online application. somewhere in here, the elements that make you a yes or a no. >> it's very stressful. it's on my mind 24/7. a little bit that you are not quite sure exactly what each is looking for. >> i pack my schedule pretty full. a cumulative gpa is around 3.8. >> awe solid grade and test scores. you start there. santa clara university with an acceptance rate of 58%. >> believe it or not, we read every single essay.
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>> reporter: at the public california east bay acceptance rate, 34%. >> if they have a perfect gpa. >> reporter: to find out how you avoid ending up here? >> all of us want students who can write, it doesn't matter if you are in engineering or business or english. >> reporter: santa clara's mike sexton says, showcase your ability to write. write about something personal and specific. >> if they have done travel, we don't want to hear the travel long or the afternoon they sat down and talked about another teenager in nick car agua about politics. >> not all 4.0s are created equal. >> reporter: each application looks beyond grades as things like class rick core. >> how challenging was the course work. >> reporter: school strength. >> some will be more challenging than others. >> reporter: and senior load, no slacking off before graduation. when it comes to can activity, better to be a leader in a few clubs than a member of many. >> in 11,000 applications about
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5,000 end up here in the denied file. >> reporter: across the bay. >> we had a record number of applications. >> reporter: essays, recommendation letters and activities are not part of the admissions process. test scores and a minimum 2.0 gpa are all that count. >> a "b," whether it be a b minus or b plus, it doesn't matter. >> reporter: students that think they might be on the bubble should submit a statement to explain any hardships. >> the first generation from college, coming from schools that are not as well resourced as schools in from other areas. we take that into account when they are applying. >> reporter: so where do parents fit in? >> it's daunting. deadlines. >> we are here to support her. >> reporter: the answer is, all of the above and back off. >> from the moment children are born, we are preparing them to leave us. the college search process is
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pretty good practice for that. >> reporter: after all, what ends up in the next folder should be up to the students. vicky win, "today in the bay." >> i don't know how you can back off. they need reminding, right? coming up on "today in the bay,"il lighting a fire to legalize marijuana. coming up next. wearing shirts ♪
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♪ which caused a trend alert ♪ and everyone ♪ saw everybody ♪ tell'em all ♪ tell'em something, where to go and what it's all about ♪ ♪ tell them how to feel when they shout it out ♪ ♪ tell everybody else ♪ and everyone ♪ tell everybody else you know it's bad when the press asks if you'd take a lie detector test. meg whitman didn't tell the truth about not voting or about how long she lived in california. she got caught in insider deals at goldman sachs.
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she changed her story about physically abusing an employee. she campaigned as tough as nails on immigration knowing her housekeeper of 9 years was undocumented. her tv ads have been condemned as false and misleading. and even her hometown newspaper said meg whitman has demonstrated "a loose relationship with the truth" good morningment. take a live look at san francisco. it is a gray day. it will be grayer later and even grayer tomorrow. now, to decision 2010. a new study shows prop 19 is still really close but support has slipped in recent weeks. 49% of likely voters tell the public policy institute that they are against legalizing recreational marijuana use. 44% say, yes. 7% are undecided.
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today, in the bay's swroedjody hernandez has a look at both sides of the issue and how they are blazing forth. >> reporter: you might say volunteers at the proposition 19 he headquarters are abuzz trying to convince voters, legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana use is the right thing to do. >> the free-for-all is right now. we finally have an opportunity to control can abysna business put it in the hands of folks that will i.d. you before they sell it to you. >> reporter: with the election just days away, two new polls show it falling behind. the public policy institute has it trailing by 5%. >> as you get closer to an election, really, the proof, the burden of proof is always with the yes side. there hasn't been much of a campaign to convince people that
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what they thought in concept might be a good idea, in practice would be a good idea. >> reporter: associate pastor, mark clay brooks of oakland's full gospel church says he is not surprised support for the measure is slipping. he says his members have been playing it will fail. >> it has a negative effect on your brain, a negative effect on your body. it could be car sin knowgenic. none of these things have been taken into effect. >> i sincerely hope it is not the fear tactics that drive people, it is facts. >> reporter: the prop 19 camp says they are not letting naysayers bring them down. they say their internal polling shows the proposition poised for victory and they are fired up. >> it is going to be a nail biter all wait to the very end. i feel that california is finally ready to end the failed policy. >> some political handicappers say the california senate race between barbara boxer and carly
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fee or rhea could decide whether republicans take control of both chambers of congress. they would need to win ten senate seats, now held by democrats, one of them being barbara boxer's seat. the latest polls show boxer with a slight lead. the republican party is pumping money into fiorina's campaign to keep the race close during the last days. three east bay cities are set to roll something new to voters on election day, something called rank choice voting. instead of casting one vote for a favorite candidate, voters pick their top three candidates. oakland voters will use the new voting system. critics think it could be too confusing. a high profile mayoral race is underway in oakland. it could mean that a voters number three choice could end up winning. it will also be used in berkley and san leandro. it eliminates the need for expensive runoff election. air force one is becoming
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something of a regular sighting at sfo. the white house first lady, michelle obama, will be in san francisco monday night to attend a fund-raiser for barbara boxer. it will be the first lady's second trip to the bay area since her husband took office. the president just left san francisco yesterday morning. still ahead on "today in the bay," it is one thing to root for the orange and black but we explore the links that superstitious fans are willing to go to give the giants a playoff boost.
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david harmer wrote an education plan titled
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"abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message. the san jose institute of contemporary art wanted steve martin to come to their fund-raiser. it is tonight at 6:00. you can still buy tickets. he isn't coming but he did send this. it is a work he calls a snowball's chance in hell.
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while an old chinese takeout box with steve martin's signature, probably worth something. the key is, there is something inside that is really worth something. they are going to auction off the box tonight. doors open at 6:00. auction is at 7:00. tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. the museum is on south first street in san jose. i wonder what it is. >> a snowball. >> all melting. we have a snowball's chance in you know what to get some sunshine. >> not happening. all rain and more snow. soggy, wet weekend. >> look at how gray it is. it is going to be gray all day. that's san francisco and off in the distance, oakland. this is one of those storms where it is more like a winter storm where it gets a lot of rain and really comes in. san bruno mountain over san francisco, not a peek of sunshine coming through.
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oakland, same story here all the way over to sonoma, cloud cover here. a lot of clouds over the bay area. some producing a little bit of rain. same for the south end of the bay. there is sonoa there, pretty calm. a few light sprinkles. here is the radar. we will start off with a one-hour loop just to show you what has been coming through the bay area most of this morning. if you haven't stepped out, if you are about to hop in the car or get over to public transit, you will need the umbrella. they are wet up in through ukiah ya down through fnevada 101 through napa and vallejo. at times, heavy for concord and walnut creek into the hills. we were just talking about the rain coming through here. you have showers that will come on and off all day long. tomorrow, a consistent, steady
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rains coming down and heavy. there is danville, concord. we talked about 680 getting rain. right over to livermore. a little bit of a break. fremont, you have some. the rain has now moved off into the hills. this is the storm coming through tomorrow. notice this large fetch of moisture. it's a lot warmer tapping in subtropical moisture. that holds a lot of moisture. it is pointed directly at the bay areas we go through tomorrow. what's p haing today, the first one is coming through. adding the primer before the paint, if you will. getting things ready nice and juicy. the second one comes through and gives us all the steady rain. for today, with the rain in place, a quarter to half an inch, for most bay area locations. that hose gets pointed directly at us and the storm comes over us. a little warmer tomorrow. it will be tapping into that subtropical moisture. 2 to 5 inches for the north bay hills. that's a lot of rain in a short amount of times.
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rainy sunday, east bay, south bay, peninsula, 1 to 5 inches of rain, especially in the hills and santa cruz mountains. this is 9:00 a.m., showers coming through. 1:00 p.m., afternoon plans, the cal game, rain coming through. 5:00 p.m., heavier rain coming into the north end of the bay. sunday, look at this, the darker shades of red and yellow coming into the bay by 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. thislois is on sunday. 3:00 and into 5:00. not until 7:00 p.m. or so tomorrow that we start to get clearing from all the rain. a couple scattered showers on monday. highs today, 50s and 60s. good thing the giants are in philly. 58 degrees there, mostly sunny this afternoon. the rest of the week ahead, warmer weather in the 60s. this afternoon, howling halloween, all those pups will be wet as well. that's not going to be fun.
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they are not going happy. look at the rain. look at thursday and friday, next week, kris, more rain coming through. whatever is going on outside, we will be wet. >> wet dogs, not great. thank you very much, craig. bring pictures. >> i will. tonight is the big showdown in philadelphia. giants' fans can't contain their excitement. today in the base, joe roe satty jr. shows us some fans superstitious. >> my whole life, i have been a jants' fan. >> reporter: daniel turman has stuck by the giants through thick and thin. >> struggles with the ups and downs of that. >> reporter: now with the team fighting for the pennant, he is lending a hand. or rather his face. >> the team didn't clinch until the final days so my beard might have been in morrow bust form. >> reporter: he is bearding up for the playoffs. he doesn't plan to shave -- >> until they win or lose.
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>> reporter: there are plaent that turn to rituals during the playoff. giants aubrey huff has taken to wearing a thong to help his batting. >> i definitely have rituals. i don't wear a thong. i do my laundry. i don't wear the same shirt to every game. >> reporter: this fan, ken, doesn't have that hangup. he has a jersey he breaks out for each and every playoff game. >> the plans for tomorrow is wearing that shirt wherever i watch the game. >> reporter: no washing it? >> no washing it. >> reporter: nick bovis may be taunting the baseball gods, hoisting a banner anointing his giants world series headquarters. it didn't sit well with his signmakers. >> is he said, if you put up the giants won the world series, then i'm going to jinx something. >> reporter: inside, lefties bartender, paul stengel has seen his own share of odd rituals. >> the drink orders. they have tord o the exact same
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drinks they had the previous win in the same order. >> reporter: they even have a ritual of their own. >> i refuse to grow any hair until they win the world series. >> reporter: he started a website called >> reporter: joe rosato jr., nbc bay area news. >> we tried to get craig to grow a playoff beard but he said it was just too much. we will try to do it again. today on the bay, coming up next, bay area technology and hitting it out of the park and into your home. we will take an inside look at how a silicon valley company is changing the way we watch the giants. good morning. i'm mike key know a. there is a lot to do "today in the bay." the jants agiants are in philad yes. in san francisco, they are serving up tension and torture for the fans. the public house will open at
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11:00 this morning and knuckles restaurant on fisherman's wharf, they are going to give you a 20% discount off your food if you wear your giants' gear. if you need relationship advice, head over to the lookout bar if san francisco, because producers from nbc, the marriage rap, your looking for couples to appear on the show along with their dirty laundry. auditions are from noon to 6:00. i will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the east day memorial building. this historical building was a hospital for the growing japanese-american community at the turn of century. very significant event in japan town. ellis island of the west is holding a black tie gala honoring their 100-year history in the bay area. that's what's going on "today in the bay." i'm mike he know a, you have yourself a great weekend.
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silicon valley technology showing us every throw, every game. "today in the bay," scott budman shows us a local company making its pitch. >> one off to the side. lincecum gets in. >> reporter: as mesmerizing as post-season pitching has been, this machine in this parking lot is responsible for the equally mesmerizing technology we have all seen on screen, engineered by silicon valley based sport vision, requested by baseball fans every we are. >> a lot of times they will come up with an idea. they will say, is it feasible? >> reporter: sport vision called it pitch fx. software that straks every pitch every inch of the way between the mound and home plate. the game has never been this
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high-tech. the company says it hears from fans who notice. >> being able to see where a pitch crosses the plate and how a pitcher is throwing to a specific batter and the game plans that are associated with that, it brings me so much closer into the game. >> reporter: it can be a fine line introducing technology to baseball's long-standing traditions but america has two pastimes these days and this company brings them both to the strike zone. >> it is amazing to see something that you create go to air. you turn on the tv and you know maybe you are sitting with the team of engineers that you did it. everyone has this great sense of pride. >> reporter: throwing something new at us at 90 miles an hour and changing the way we see the gachlt in mountain view, scott budman, "today in the bay." coming up nexon "today in the bay," our pet of the week, danny, is here. you can help him find a loving
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home. he is super spunky, super cute. we will talk about him coming up. [ male announcer ] how can you retire at age 55?
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just ask jerry brown. he gave california state employees collective bargaining powers. since then the unions have grown stronger and stronger. now state employees can retire at 55 with much of their salary for life. and taxpayers are on the hook for one hundred billion dollars in unfunded pension liabilities. no wonder those unions are 100% behind jerry brown. he'll just spend, and spend, and spend.
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we have a special guest here, lisa, with danny, who is very cute, a doeb berman pincher mix. >> he is not a min pin. it is a doberman mix. i don't think they will be the size of a full doeberman but a nice, medium-size dog. >> a whole different lifestyle. a whole different set of things you have to deal with if you have a ti nchl y dog. >> it certainly is. he would be a wonderful addition to any family. he is so active. this is his favorite toy on the planet. he would be a fabulous agility
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or fly ball dog or a great buddy for any active family. >> you said you were playing ball with craig in the weather center and he was jumping around playing zarnd and he brings it back to you. >> he is just a baby still. >> he is only about 4 1/2 months. danny is ready to go for adoption. if you want more information about him or any of the other great pets at pets in need. go to pets in thanks for coming in and bringing danny to us. speaking of dogs, small creatures have been overrunning the shout bay. an animal shelter is trying to do something about it. there are so ny chihuahuas in the san jose animal shelter. it has 65 chihuahua and chihuahua mixing, all spayed and neutered and ready to go. you can get one for a $25 adoption fee. there were so many chihuahuas in northern california that two
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groups got together and flew some of the dogs to new york city for adoption there. we want to thank you for making us part of your morning. we hope you join us again tonight at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. we will be back with you tomorrow morning at 7:00.


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